Cardiovascular System Pharmacology Case Study

Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics influence the drug’s effectiveness and availability in the body. Pharmacokinetics describes the drug's movement from entry to elimination points.  On the other hand, pharmacodynamics entails the drug's action in the body cells. The main pharmacokinetic phases are metabolism, bioavailability, absorption, and elimination. Metabolism begins once a person ingests a pharmacologic agent. Enzymes in the mouth, stomach, and liver break down drugs to metabolites to increase solubility

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